Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne Library

Information Resources
www.swinburne.edu.au/library/services-researchers/build-your-research-profile/publish-online-journal/; commons.swinburne.edu.au
Australia

Primary Contact:
Nyssa Parkes
Content Management Librarian

Program Overview

The Swinburne Online Journals service provides publishing support to Swinburne faculties and research centres who publish online open access journals. The service provides hosting software and technical assistance as well as help and advice on general online publishing and copyright issues. Swinburne Commons is the centralised service for the management and distribution of digital media content produced across Swinburne. The Commons draws together quality digital media content from across the University to highlight the research strengths, teaching excellence, student accomplishments, and unique aspects of Swinburne.

Year publishing activities began: 2006

Organization: services are distributed across library units/departments

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (3)

Funding sources (%):

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2017:

Library publications in 2017: campus-based faculty-driven journals (3); video and audio publishing

Number of open access titles: journals (3)

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio; video

Disciplinary specialties: mathematics (videos); psychology (journal); business (journal)

Top publications: Sensoria: A Journal of Mind, Brain, and Culture (journal); Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government (journal)

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 100

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: individual faculty

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): OJS; Equella / Kaltura

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion with National Library of Australia.

Additional services: training; analytics; metadata ISSN registry DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; contract/license preparation; hosting of supplemental content; audio/video streaming; accessibility support - captions and transcripts

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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